University of Cincinnati names police chief, assistant chief

CINCINNATI (AP) — A law enforcement veteran has been named to head the University of Cincinnati police force, which has undergone changes in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting last summer of a motorist after a traffic stop near campus.

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Ohio prosecutor reviewing Cincinnati Zoo case

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor plans to announce next week whether to pursue charges against parents of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla exhibit, leading to the fatal shooting of an endangered gorilla to protect the child.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Lawyers: Appalachian Trail was client's 'road to redemption'

CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a Kentucky accountant who embezzled $8.7 million before going on the run say hiking the Appalachian Trail for six years as a fugitive put him on "the road to redemption."

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press